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  1. Anxiety Disorders
  2. Personality Disorders
  3. Antisocial Personality Disorder
  4. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  5. Medical Model
  1. a the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured. When applied to psychological disorders, the medical model assumes that these mental illnesses can be diagnosed on the basis of their symptoms and cured through therapy, which may include treatment in a psychiatric hospital.
  2. b an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
  3. c psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persistent anxiety or maladaptive behaviors that reduce anxiety
  4. d a personality disorder in which the person (usually a man) exhibits a lack of conscience for wrongdoing, even toward friends and family members; may be aggressive and ruthless or a clever con artist
  5. e psychological disorders characterized by inflexible and enduring behavior patterns that impair social functioning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation
  2. a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
  3. the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition), a widely used system for classifying psychological disorders. Presently distributed in an updated "text revision" (DSM-IV-TR).
  4. disorders in which conscious awareness becomes separated (dissociated) from previous memories, thoughts, and feelings
  5. deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behaviour patterns

5 True/False questions

  1. Delusionsfalse beliefs, often of persecution or grandeur, that may accompany psychotic disorders


  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)an anxiety disorder characterized by haunting memories, nightmares, social withdrawal, jumpy anxiety, and/or insomnia that lingers for four weeks or more after a traumatic experience


  3. Panic Disorderan anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations


  4. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.


  5. Maniaan anxiety disorder marked by a persistent, irrational fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation


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